The field of surgery is an integral part of training and teaching of MBBS curriculum. A specific number of hours are allocated in the pre clinical years of MBBS curriculum. The clinical training starts from the 3rd year and continue in 4th year and final year. Over the years the field of surgery has expanded many folds. New specialties have been introduced. However general surgery remains the mother of all the fields. Without exposure to general surgery the training of the students even at the post graduate level remains deficient. The undergraduate students during then rotation in surgery learn basic principles of surgical management. They are trained in the management of trauma and emergency surgical procedures. In addition systemic surgery is an essential component of this field. Department of Surgery Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College has chalked out a very comprehensive and elaborate programme for training and teaching its students. The students appear in the subject of the surgery after this intensive training of five years in final professional examination. The department of surgery Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College Lahore is established at Akhtar Saeed Trust Teaching Hospital, Farooq Teaching Hospital Allama Iqbal Town & Farooq Teaching Hospital West Wood Branch Lahore. The department is divided into two units. Unit - I and Unit - II. The department consists of 120 beds which are distributed in all the teaching hospital.
1. Akhtar Saeed Trust Teaching Hospital It is situated in EME colony, DHA Multan Road, Lahore.
Indoor: The department of surgery is located on the first floor. Total number of beds are 64. Male ward consists of 38 beds while female ward has 28 beds. In intensive care unit (ICU) 03 beds are attached with the Department of Surgery. There is a demonstration room for the teaching of the students. In addition the students are given demonstration in the wards as well as in the out patient department. The operation theater complex is situated on the ground floor. It is fully equipped with all the necessary equipments. The department operates thrice per week.
Out patient department is situated in the basement with proper offices and reception areas for the patients. The department of emergency is established at the basement with a minor Operation theater (MOT) to carry out various procedures. It consists of 04 beds. Surgical emergencies are received and managed round the clock.
2. Farooq Teaching Hospital, It is situated in the midst of the commercial area of Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore. Emergency department of this hospital is fully equipped for receiving various emergency including orthopedics, neuro surgical and urological emergency. Operation theaters, are fully equipped for performing various types of surgical procedures including general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, pediatric, urological surgery, plastic surgery. 20 beds are allocated for the surgical sub specialty patients including Orthopedic, Neurosurgery & Plastic surgery.
3. Farooq Teaching Hospital West Wood Branch. The department of surgery is located in the basement. 56 beds are allocated for the surgical department. Male ward consists of 30 beds while 26 beds are allocated for female patients. There is a demonstration room for the teaching of the students. In addition the students are given demonstration in the wards as well in the out patients department. There is a lecture theater with capacity of 150 students which is attached with operation complex by audio visual system. The operation theatre complex is situated on the first floor which is fully equipped with all the necessary equipments.
Out patient department is situated in the basement with proper offices and reception areas for the patients. The department of emergency is established at the basement with a minor Operation theatre (MOT) to carry out various procedures. It consists of 08 beds. Surgical emergencies are received and managed round the clock.
Head of Department
Prof. Dr. M. Imtiaz Rasool
MBBS, MCPS, FCPS
Professor Dr. Muhammad Imtiaz Rasool graduated from King Edward Medical College Lahore in 1974. He did his postgraduate training in Mayo Hospital, Lahore General Hospital and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Lahore. He qualified MCPS (surgery) in 1980 and was appointed as Senior Registrar in Services Hospital (presently Services institute of Medical Sciences; SIMS). He did FCPS (surgery) in December 1981. After his fellowship he worked as Assistant Professor in Qaid-i-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur and visiting surgeon Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur. After his selection by the Punjab Public Service Commission, he was transferred to Rawalpindi Medical College, in 1983. In 1989 he was promoted to Associate Professor of Surgery Rawalpindi Medical College Rawalpindi. In 1991 he was sent to Singapore by Government of Pakistan and was awarded senior fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery. From 1995 to 1998 he worked as associate professor of surgery at Allama Iqbal Medical College / Jinnah Hospital Lahore. In April 1998 he was Promoted as Professor of Surgery at Rawalpindi Medical College Rawalpindi and later transferred to Allama Iqbal Medical College (AIMC), Lahore in September 1998. He was head of the department of surgery from 2002 till his retirement from government service in Jun 2011. From October 2002 to July 2003 he worked as Deputy Dean / Principal Allama Iqbal Medical College. Presently he is working as head of the department of surgery Akhtar Saeed Medical & Dental College Lahore.
Professor Muhammad Imtiaz Rasool has more than 30 years experience of teaching at various under graduate medical institution. He was appointed as supervisor of surgery by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan in 1999. More than 50 doctors had done fellowship (FCPS) under this supervision. He is examiner both at under graduate and post graduate level for the last many years. He has been member of curriculum committee. He has contributed 30 research papers to various national and international journals. He is author of 8 books. He has widely traveled and presented papers in various international symposia. He has special interest in the breast diseases. The book "Breast Aliments & Their Management" has been written in the context of breast disease commonly seen in Pakistani society. This is probably the first book of its kind, which has highlighted the seriousness of this cancer. Recently a book on surgery "Art of clinical diagnoses in Surgery".